Study programmes / C-HE Horticultural Engineering / German - Professional Terminology
Course code:JOTN
Course title in language of instruction:Sprache - Fachterminologie Deutsch
Course title in Czech:Jazyk - odborná terminologie Němčina
Course title in English:German - Professional Terminology
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:German
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FH
Name of lecturer:Ing. Katarína Pavlačková (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Aims of the course:This course is intended to continue the development of the four main German language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and to improve students' general knowledge of German grammar. The level achieved will depend on to a large extent on the individual student, but the aim is to teach at an upper-intermediate level. In addition, there is a strong emphasis on acquiring specialist vocabulary in a range of topics related to viticulture and horticulture.
Course contents:
1.German - Professional Terminology (allowance 0/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work independently
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-resolve to succeed
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to communicate in a foreign language using specific vocabulary of the field of science
-Ability to oral present of the issues in German
-Ability to professional communicate by spoken and written word
-Ability to written present of the issues in German
-Application skills of professional knowledge.
-Knowledge of the special grammar structures
-Skills associated with the use and processing of information

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:The course is closed in winter and in credit SS oral examination. The condition for obtaining credit is successful completion of a written test, elaboration of written seminar works on a selected specialized topic and 80% attendance. Oral examination in professional knowledge includes SS lines and interpretation of specialized topics.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice22 h
     preparation for regular assessment2 h
     writing of seminar paper4 h
Total28 h

Basic reading list
  • BELÁKOVÁ, H. -- ŠORBAN, V. Čítanka německých odborných textů pro posluchače AF a ZF MZLU v Brně. 1st ed. Brno: MZLU, 1997. 106 p. ISBN 80-7157-284-5.
  • LÉVY-HILLERICH, D. Deutsch in der Landwirtschaft. Fraus, 2005. 171 p. ISBN 80-7238-318-3.
  • LÉVY - HILLERICH, D. Mit Deutsch in Europa studieren - arbeiten- leben. Fraus, 2005. 171 p. ISBN 80-7238-369-8.
  • ZVOLSKÝ, Z. -- HELEBRANT, L. Zahradnický slovník: překladový a výkladový slovník : česko-německý a německo-český zahradnický slovník se slovníkem vědeckých výrazů = Gartenbau-Wörterbuch : Übersetzungs- und Auslegungswörterbuch : deutsch-tschechisches und tschechisch-deutsches Gartenbau-Wörterbuch mit einem Wörterbuch der wissenschaftlichen Namen. Uherský Brod: Florart, 2011. 921 p. Fontes hortorum ;. ISBN 978-80-254-9962-7.